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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ranong, Thailand

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ranong...

Ranong is a coastal city in Thailand. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 24561 people. The water temperature around Ranong is steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.4°C (79.5°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.9°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Ranong is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Ranong?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Ranong is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Ranong. A spot, which is not too far away, is Asu, which is almost 635.1km (394.5miles) away from Ranong. Click here for more information on Asu and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Bawa, which is approximately 638.7km (396.7miles) away from Ranong. Another fun surfspot is Bawa, located roughly 638.7km (396.7miles) from Ranong.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Ranong. One that might be worth checking out is Haad Rin, which is 99.6km (61.8miles) away from Ranong. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ao Nang, roughly 134km (83.2miles) away from Ranong.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Ranong?

The average sea temperature around Ranong is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Ranong. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Ranong can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Ranong?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ranong: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ranong...

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